harbor porpoise


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Noun1.harbor porpoise - the common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacificharbor porpoise - the common porpoise of the northern Atlantic and Pacific
porpoise - any of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth
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Karin Forney provided unpublished data on harbor porpoise encounter rates at depth from previous aerial surveys and patiently reviewed the [CI.sub.d] method.
Blood samples (anticoagulated with EDTA) were obtained from a live, stranded yearling female harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) that required humane killing in northern North Carolina in May 2005 (MLC 001) and from a yearling male harbor porpoise.
ABSTRACT--The Harbor Porpoise normally occurs in groups of 2 to 5 individuals.
A juvenile male harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) [approximately equal to] 10.5 months of age was found alive on the coast of the Netherlands on May 10, 2012, and was transported to the SOS Dolphin Foundation (Harderwijk, the Netherlands) for rehabilitation (online Technical Appendix, http://wwwnc.
Abstract--Abundance of harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) was estimated from data collected during vessel surveys conducted throughout the inland waters of Southeast Alaska.
Two marine mammal species that live there year-round are the beluga whale, Delphinapterus leucas, and the harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena.
Of the six species in the odontocete family Phocoenidae, only one is found in the Atlantic Ocean, the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena).
The objective of this study was to determine whether the risk of mortality from infectious disease in harbor porpoise in U.K.
In one case, witnesses report a group of bottlenoses ramming a sole harbor porpoise with their heads and long snouts, sending it flying into the air.
The deaths, Wilson discovered, are caused by beatings delivered by the harbor porpoise's larger relative, the bottlenose dolphin, a creature familiar to television watchers from the series Flipper.
The harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, is among the smallest of the six porpoise species in the Family Phocoenidae, with an adult length of 1.4 m to 1.9 m (4.6-6.2 ft).